The Return

The last few days of the trip were mostly spent waiting to leave. I had lost any interest in interacting with my travel partner, my cough was so bad I spent most nights awake, I could barely speak, and I was running a nasty temperature. …

Colonia Del Sacramento

Colonia Del Sacramento is really a beautiful town. We arrived on a lovely night and were quickly able to find a really nice little boutique hotel to stay called the Hotel Riviera. After checking in the first thing we did was walk down to the…

Playa de Piriapolis

Due to schedules we had to plan this trip during the US summer months, which of course means during the winter months in South America. Which was fine as it reduced the number of crowds and tourists, but it also means that my fleece sweater…

Montevideo Mugging Attempt

I’ve traveled quite a bit in my life but never actually has anyone attempted to mug me until now. Actually it wasn’t me but my travel companion who almost had her purse stolen. We were walking down the touristy area of Montevideo, I had my…